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Location: Jaworzyna Śląska, Poland
In the picture you can see German steam locomotive BR52 8080-5 (1944), they were produced in large numbers during the Second World War. It was the most produced type of the so-called Kriegslokomotiven or Kriegsloks (war locomotives). The Class 52 was a wartime development of the pre-war DRG Class 50, using fewer parts and less expensive materials to speed production. They were designed by Wagner who was Chief Engineer of the Central Design Office at the Locomotive Standards Bureau of the DRG.
Jaworzyna Śląska is a town in Świdnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. In the city there is the oldest railway junction in Poland and the biggest in Lower Silesia, which has beautiful preserved roundhouse with unique rolling stock.
Date taken: 16.06.2013
Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM
1/60s * F/6.3 * 17mm * ISO200